Who's who: Allen Doyle

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Who's who: Allen Doyle

  • Name:

    Allen Michael Doyle
  • Country:

    USA
  • Born:

    July 26, 1948 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island.
  • Original/Home Club:

  • Occupation:

    Professional golfer
  • Turned Pro:

    1995

Roll of Honour

Senior MAJORS (4): Snr PGA Championship (1999); Snr Players Championship (2001), US Snr Open (2005, 2006). Multiple winner on the Champions Tour. Leading money winner on Champions Tour (2001). Charles Schwab Cup winner (2001).

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Current Champions Tour player

Top tournaments won by Allen Doyle

2006
Majors
272 (-8)
$470,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Score

272 (-8)

Prize money

$470,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Senior Open (July 7-9). Second-placed Tom Watson (USA) finished 2 shots behind defending champion Doyle (USA), who claimed the last of his 11 Champions Tour wins. [Prairie Dunes CC, Hutchinson, Kansas].

2005
Majors
274 (-10)
$470,000
USGA

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Score

274 (-10)

Prize money

$470,000

Title sponsor

USGA

The US Senior Open (July 28-31). Second-placed Loren Roberts (USA) and D.A. Weibring (USA) finished 1 shot behind Doyle (USA), who shot a final round 63 to clinch his third senior major. [South Course, NCR CC, Kettering, nr Dayton, Ohio].

2004
America
National of Kansas City
131 (-13)
$247,500
Bayer Advantage

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Venue

National of Kansas City

Score

131 (-13)

Prize money

$247,500

Title sponsor

Bayer Advantage

Played as the Bayer Advantage Celebrity Pro-Am (June 11-13). Second-placed Jerry Pate (USA) finished 1 shot behind Doyle (USA). Reduced to 36 holes after heavy storms. [National GC of Kansas City, Missouri].

2003
America
198 (-15)
$225,000
FleetBoston

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Score

198 (-15)

Prize money

$225,000

Title sponsor

FleetBoston

Played as the FleetBoston Classic (Aug 1-3). Second-placed Bruce Fleisher (USA) and Bob Gilder (USA) finished 3 shots behind Doyle (USA). [Nashawtuc CC, Concord, Massachusetts].

2002
America
4 & 3
$100,000
Hyundai

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Score

4 & 3

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

Hyundai

Played as the Hyundai Team Matches (Nov 16/17; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Defending champions Allen Doyle (USA) & Dana Quigley (USA) beat Bruce Fleisher (USA) & David Graham (Aus) 4 and 3 in the final of the Snr PGA Tour matches. [Monarch Beach Links, Dana Point, CA].

2001
Majors
TPC Michigan
273 (-15)
$375,000
Ford

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Venue

TPC Michigan

Score

273 (-15)

Prize money

$375,000

Title sponsor

Ford

Played as the Ford Senior Players Championship (July 13-15). Doyle (USA) beat Doug Tewell (USA) with a par at the first playoff hole. [TPC Michigan, Dearborn, Detroit, Mich.].

2001
America
Hayfields CC
205 (-11)
$217,500
State Farm

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Venue

Hayfields CC

Score

205 (-11)

Prize money

$217,500

Title sponsor

State Farm

Played as the State Farm Senior Classic (July 27-29). Doyle (USA) beat Bruce Fleisher (USA) with a par at the third playoff hole. [Hayfields CC, Cockeysville, nr Baltimore, MD].

2001
America
21st hole
$100,000
Hyundai

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Score

21st hole

Prize money

$100,000

Title sponsor

Hyundai

Played as the Hyundai Team Matches (Dec 6-9; unofficial post-season event involving four two-player teams from each of the LPGA, PGA and Snr PGA Tours; teams compete against other teams from their own tour). Allen Doyle (USA) & Dana Quigley (USA) beat Tom Watson (USA) & Andy North (USA) after 21 holes in the final of the Snr PGA Tour matches. [Monarch Beach Links, Dana Point, CA].

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Score

134 (-10)

Prize money

$300,000

Title sponsor

x

Played as the Senior Slam (Nov 10/11; unofficial Snr PGA Tour event, for the year's four senior major winners). Second-placed Tom Watson (USA; Snr PGA) finished 2 shots behind Doyle (USA; Snr Plyrs). Bruce Fleisher (USA; US Snr Open) was third and Doug Tewell (USA; The Tradition) fourth. [Slammer & Squire course, World Golf Village, St Augustine, FL].

2001
Awards
2382 pts
$1,000,000
Charles Schwab

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Venue

Score

2382 pts

Prize money

$1,000,000

Title sponsor

Charles Schwab

Doyle (USA) won the inaugural Senior PGA Tour season-long points chase, to capture the Charles Schwab Cup and $1 million annuity cheque. Bruce Fleisher (USA) was second with 2166 pts; Hale Irwin (USA) was third with 1959 pts. The Cup is awarded based on points earned for top 10 finishes during the Champions Tour season.

2001
Awards
$2,553,582
see Score
Snr PGA Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Venue

Score

$2,553,582

Prize money

see Score

Title sponsor

Snr PGA Tr

Doyle (USA) won the Arnold Palmer Award as the Senior PGA Tour 2001 leading money winner, with earnings of $2,553,582 on the Tour. Bruce Fleischer (USA) was second with $2,411,543; Hale Irwin (USA) was third with $2,147,422.

2001
Awards
x
n/a
Snr PGA Tr

Category

Awards

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Venue

Score

x

Prize money

n/a

Title sponsor

Snr PGA Tr

Doyle (USA) won the Jack Nicklaus Award as the Senior PGA Tour Player of the Year, based on the votes of his peers.

2000
America
Newport Beach, CA
136 (-6)
$195,000
Toshiba

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Venue

Newport Beach, CA

Score

136 (-6)

Prize money

$195,000

Title sponsor

Toshiba

Played as the Toshiba Senior Classic (March 3-5). Second-placed Jim Thorpe (USA) and Howard Twitty (USA) finished 1 shot behind Allen Doyle (USA), who recorded his fifth Champions Tour win. Reduced to 36 holes when the third round was cancelled due to rain. [Newport Beach CC, Newport Beach, California].

1999
America
Bay Colony GC
203 (-13)
$180,000
ACE Group

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Venue

Bay Colony GC

Score

203 (-13)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

ACE Group

Played as the ACE Group Classic (Feb 26-28; formerly the LG Championship). Second-placed Vicente Fernández (Arg) finished 5 shots behind 50-year-old Allen Doyle (USA), who recorded his first Senior PGA Tour win. [Bay Colony GC, Naples, FL].

1999
America
198 (-12)
$180,000
TD Waterhouse

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Score

198 (-12)

Prize money

$180,000

Title sponsor

TD Waterhouse

Played as the TD Waterhouse Championship (Sept 3-5). Second-placed Ed Dougherty (USA) finished 2 shots behind Doyle (USA). [Tiffany Greens GC, Kansas City, Missouri].

1999
Majors
274 (-14)
$315,000
PGA of America

Category

Majors

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Score

274 (-14)

Prize money

$315,000

Title sponsor

PGA of America

Played as the PGA Seniors' Championship (April 15-18). Second-placed Vicente Fernández (Arg) finished 2 shots behind first-time major championship winner Doyle (USA). [Champion course, PGA National Resort, Palm Beach Gdns, FL].

1999
America
Upper Montclair CC
204 (-12)
$165,000
Cadillac/NFL

Category

America

Winner (holder)

Doyle, Allen

Venue

Upper Montclair CC

Score

204 (-12)

Prize money

$165,000

Title sponsor

Cadillac/NFL

Played as the Cadillac NFL Golf Classic (June 4-6). Doyle (USA) beat Joe Inman (USA) with a birdie at the fourth playoff hole. [Upper Montclair CC, Clifton, NJ].

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